Grandmother, 90, gets first Covid jab as UK starts vaccine drive

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    Nurses cheered on Tuesday as an elderly British grandmother became the first person in the Western world to receive an approved #vaccine against #Covid-19, at the start of a marathon campaign health officials hope heralds a fight-back against the global pandemic. Margaret #Keenan called the jab she received at a hospital in Coventry, central #England, “the best early birthday present” before she turns 91 next week, and urged others to follow suit.

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